ARKANSAS: Case No. 3113

Federal Judge Ronald Davies glanced at his case file, routinely called up the next item of business: "Civil Case No. 3113 On A Motion For Preliminary Injunction." But Case 3113 was far from routine; it brought to a 'historic showdown the issue between the U.S. and Arkansas' Democratic Governor Orval Faubus, who had defied the law of the land in calling out his National Guard to prevent school integration.

Orval Faubus, who had been dignified the previous weekend by a conference with the President of the U.S. (TIME, Sept. 23), returned from...

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